How to Make Money From Sponsored Posts

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Sponsored Posts

If you own a website there is an opportunity for you to make money with sponsored posts. A sponsored post is when a company pays you to publish a blog post that includes links to their company website or products and or services that they sell. These sponsored posts will match the theme of your website, usually the company or their agency will write the post and send it you to approve and publish. Occasionally the company will ask you to write you the post and will pay you extra for your time.

Sponsored posts are a happy by-product of regularly working on your website. The more you create and post regular content, the more your audience will grow. A growing audience that is engaged is attractive for companies who have the same audience. They will start to approach you, it’s important to be prepared for when they do. In the video, I outline some steps you can take to help you make money with sponsored posts including the creation of a media kit.  Wa

Next Steps

Are you a website owner? Are you currently making money from sponsored posts? Do you need my help?  Let me know in the comments section below.

Also, get in touch if you would like my help. My email address is mike@learnmoney.io

 

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Best regards,

Mike

Make Money with the Amazon Influencer Program

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Amazon Influencer Program

The Amazon Influencer Program is one of the more straightforward ways of making money online based on Affiliate Marketing. It is a method that would be accurately described as intermediate level rather than beginner. This is because you will need to have built an audience on at least one Social Media platform to be accepted into the Amazon Influencer Program. The full list of requirements is here. 

How Does it Work?

The Amazon Influencer Program is an extension of the Amazon Affiliates Program. The Amazon Affiliates Program is virtually open to all; once accepted, into the program, affiliates are able to promote Amazon products via affiliate links and earn a commission when purchases are made within 24 hours of their links being clicked.

The Amazon Influencer Program has two key differences from the Affiliates Program. First of all, you need to meet more stringent criteria before you are accepted, you must have a Social Media audience. Secondly, instead of promoting lots of different affiliate links Amazon gives you your own Amazon Shop Page to send your audience to.

Purchases that follow clicks on your dedicated Influencer page earn you commissions ranging from 1-10% dependent on the product category.

In the video, I demonstrate my Amazon Shop Page and explain how to take the opportunity presented to you by Amazon.

Next Steps

Does the idea of having a Amazon Influencer page appeal to you? Are you already part of the Amazon Affiliates Program? Let me know in the comments section below. Also, get in touch if you would like my help. My email address is mike@learnmoney.io

 

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What are the Best Sectors for a High Adsense CPM?

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YouTube

For those who are creative, committed and willing to work for long periods without reward, YouTube is a possible way to make additional income. You will need to be all of those and more to be successful on YouTube. By successful I mean able to generate an income from the platform. Please note that only 5% of those who have a channel and upload to it make any money from the platform, well known YouTubers Pewdiepie or KSI are the exceptions rather than the norm.

There is a common misconception about YouTubers, people assume that they make money based on the number of subscribers that they have, this is incorrect. You could have 400K subscribers and make less money than someone with only 20K subscribers.  Others believe that YouTubers are paid for the number of views their videos generates. This is not true either although it is connected to how YouTubers are paid; they are paid for the views of the ads surrounding their videos, either before, during or after their videos play.

As a YouTuber, once you have amassed 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours, you can apply to join the YouTube Partner Program. If you are accepted, YouTube will then place ads on your YouTube channel. The more your viewers watch the ads on your channel, the more you will be paid. You will generate income via YouTube Adsense. Please click here for a full explanation from YouTube.

YouTube Adsense CPM

All YouTube channels are not equal in the minds of advertisers, they will pay more to advertise on channels that focus on some sectors or interests than others. In the video,  I discuss some sectors or niches that generate a high Adsense CPM. I demonstrate these sectors by showing the channels of very popular YouTubers.

CPM stands for Cost Per Thousand using the Latin word Mille for thousand. This is the rate advertisers pay to advertise on a channel per thousand views; this CPM is split between YouTube and the YouTube channel owner. Watch the video to understand how much variety there is amongst YouTubers when it comes to their CPM rate.

Please note, in addition to Adsense, there are other ways that YouTubers can make money and these include; merchandise, patreon, live-streaming, brand deals and selling their own courses or products. I may explore these other revenue streams in a later blog post.

Next Steps

Does the idea of having a YouTube channel appeal to you? Do you have the consistency and dedication to keep making, editing and uploading new videos?  Let me know in the comments section below. Also, get in touch if you would like my help to grow your channel. My email address is mike@learnmoney.io

 

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Best regards,

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